Summer is nearly here, so there’s no time like the present to look for and apply for college scholarships. My College Guide has rounded up 10 scholarships with deadlines in June. The scholarships range from $500 to $7,500 and include awards for writing essays on various topics, creating videos and even organizing a financial workshop for your friends.
Scholarships with deadlines in June 2014:
American Kennel Club Humane Fund John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship: Full-time college students taking courses related to advancing responsible pet ownership can apply for this $2,000 scholarship. Five awards are given annually. Courses in the areas of veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, physical therapy, animal care, and animal behavior, grooming and training may be eligible. Two letters of recommendation and an academic transcript are required. Deadline: June 1
CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship: Fill out a short questionnaire and write a 500-word essay on what makes an ideal employer to apply for this $2,500 scholarship. The scholarship is available to students 18 years or older who plan to enroll in college in the 2014-15 academic year and who are interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship. Deadline: June 1
MPA Copyright Awareness Scholarship: The Music Publishers Association offers this scholarship of up to $5,000 to high school or college students. To apply, create a three-minute or less video to inform your peers about why copyright is important. Deadline: June 1
TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship: Current college freshmen, sophomores or juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in financial planning can apply for this $5,000 scholarship. Selection criteria include academic records, a personal statement and an academic or professional recommendation. Deadline: June 2
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship: This $1,000 scholarship, offered by a business consulting company, is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students. A 500 to 1000-word essay is required. The essay topic is about the challenges that current and former generations have faced and how the differences in those challenges will affect your career choice and/or the future of the country. Deadline: June 14
Brad’s Deals Scholarship Competition: Are you a smart shopper or thrifty with your budget? Write an essay explaining how your college experience is or will be enabled by remarkable frugality, ingenuity, effort or thrift to apply for one of five $2,000 scholarships. In addition to writing an essay, you also need to submit a breakdown of all your educational costs and how they will be paid. Deadline: June 15
DoSomething.org’s Financial Education Scholarships: Run a financial education workshop for your friends to be entered to win a $7,500 scholarship. Sign up by June 15 to give one of three pre-made workshops. Deadline: June 19
BigSun Scholarships: Student athletes can apply for this $500 scholarship. A short essay on how your participation in sports has affected who you are and how you relate to others is required. Deadline: June 20
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship: High school, college and graduate students can apply for this $1,250 scholarship. An essay about cyberbullying (either why it’s important to delete cyberbullying or how cyberbullying has personally affected you) is required. Deadline: June 30
Digital Privacy Scholarship: High school students (grades 9-12) and college students can apply for this scholarship. Simply fill out the application form and write a 140-character statement on how you’re taking responsibility for your digital profile. Ten finalists will be asked to write a 500 to 1000-word essay. The top winner receives $1,500 and the runner-up receives $500. Deadline: June 30
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